2020 Volkswagen Passat Transmission Service

What Does Your Volkswagen Passat Transmission Do?

Your transmission carries power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive at the speed you desire. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, even the smallest transmission problems should be addressed right away. It's a type of car problem that’s not hard to notice. 2020 Volkswagen Passat transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding when accelerating, a feeling of shakiness, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. Let Volkswagen Passat transmission problems linger and you could see your fuel economy decrease or discover that your Passat’s not even driveable.

Volkswagen Transmission Recommendations for 2020 Passats

According to Volkswagen, your Passat’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your Passat should be exchanged regularly with Volkswagen-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2020 Passat up to Volkswagen-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your ((about.manufacturer)) running for miles and miles.

How Much Do Volkswagen Passat Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Volkswagen Passat transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Stop by your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care and we'll start your visit with a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your Passat’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

Questions About 2020 Volkswagen Passat’s Transmission

  • What happens when you "ride" your Volkswagen's brakes? Keeping your foot on the brake pedal or lightly but consistently pushing it down can lead to transmission problems. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Volkswagen Passat? Think twice before volunteering to tow a moving trailer, no matter how small it is. Defying your Passat towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your Passat is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my Passat transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Volkswagen Passat transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Volkswagen. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Volkswagen Passat Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your Passat today.